Private Equity Investment

Novus Executives has 10 years’ experience recruiting for the Private Equity industry. Our portfolio of clients includes Mid-Market Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Institutional Investors, Family Offices and Large Cap Buyout Funds.

Our candidates traditionally come from Investment Banks, Management Consultancies and candidates already working in a buyside role. We have relationships established with some of the leading business schools in Europe, focusing on developing relationships with candidates at an early stage.  Our team has experience recruiting in all major financial hubs in Europe and into emerging markets within Africa and the Middle East.

We have a proven track record in the following sub-sectors, Healthcare, Consumer, Industrials, Technology, Business Services, Co-Investment, Secondaries and Fund of Funds. 


Private Equity Search Services

Executive Search

We believe that the selection of an organisation’s management and executive team is one of the most crucial decisions an organisation can make and one which requires a bespoke search strategy.

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Dedicated Search

Through our Dedicated Search, we become your trusted partner, providing you with a committed and focused service, which ensures you make the right hire the first time.

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Candidate Assessment

a comprehensive candidate assessment, allows you to review possible hires not only on their skills, knowledge, and abilities; but the potential they could have within your organisation. 

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Private Equity Recruitment Team

Ross Tacey

Senior Associate

Ross joined Novus Executives in 2018 after graduating from Southampton Solent with a First-Class Honours. His area of expertise is in Venture Capital and Private Equity with a technology investment focus. Ross provides a high level of service to a range of firms who invest from early stage through to mid-market and advisory firms.

Joe Cochrane


Joe Cochrane is a Principal at Novus Executives. Since joining the company in 2012, Joe has acquired 10 years of experience and has progressed to one of the senior members of the Executive Search team. He has a strong track record for successfully completing search assignments for investment firms, including private equity funds, growth and venture capital funds and alternative asset managers across EMEA.

Contact the Novus Executives Team

If you would like to find out more, please contact our expert team via phone +44 (0) 1625 460 004 or fill in the below contact form and one of our consultants will be in contact as soon as possible.